nikkei

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Japanese 日系 (Nikkei にっけい), from Middle Chinese (nyit "Sun", "Japan") + (ɣèj "descendants").

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nikkei (plural nikkeis or nikkei)

  1. A Japanese emigrant or a descendant thereof who is not a citizen of Japan. Commonly used in Japan to refer to people of Japanese ancestry that are living abroad as citizens of other countries.
  2. the value of shares on the Tokyo Stock Exchange

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